Author: Kurt Dinan

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Apr 07
{Review+Giveaway} Don’t Get Caught by @KurtDinan @SourcebooksFire

{Review+Giveaway} Don’t Get Caught by @KurtDinan @SourcebooksFire

Don’t Get Caught is a hilarious young adult book by Kurt Dinan. I am not exaggerating AT ALL when I say that my face was literally sore from all of the smiling and laughing I did while reading Don’t Get Caught. (I’m not sure what that says about my face muscles. Maybe I need to be smiling more to work them out. I do suffer from Resting B Face..but I digress.) The point I am trying to make is Don’t Get Caught is the most fun I have had reading a book in a long time. It is just screaming to get made into a movie. I would watch it over and over again. There are so many things that I just loved about Don’t Get Caught, but the main one is how I think this book will appeal to such a wide audience. I think readers old and young will laugh and love Max’s story, and I think both guys and girls are perfect target audiences for this tale…. Read more »

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Oct 21
{Interview+Giveaway} #DontGetCaught @KurtDinan @SourcebooksFire

{Interview+Giveaway} #DontGetCaught @KurtDinan @SourcebooksFire

Describe your book in 140 characters or less? A high school nobody recruits a crew of misfits for heists and pranks to get revenge on the mysterious Chaos Club. #DontGetCaught How did you come up with the idea for Don’t Get Caught? Look, who hasn’t wanted to rob a bank?  Or at least hasn’t thought about it?  I can’t be the only one, right?  Right? So, I suppose Don’t Get Caught is my way of robbing a bank without risking actual jail time because, let me make this clear, I would not do well in prison.  I love capers, heists, and schemes, and while the crew in this novel aren’t robbing banks, they are satisfying my criminal thoughts by doing the teenage equivalent of bank robbery–wrecking havoc in their high school. Tell us about the main character. Max is a high school nobody, a kid who’s smart enough and nice enough to get by, but who doesn’t really fit in anywhere.  So basically, he’s me at sixteen.  But what Max… Read more »

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